David Deardorff & Kathryn Wadsworth
are authors, photographers, and public speakers
is a botanist, plant pathologist and nurseryman as well as an author, photographer and lecturer. He earned his PhD in Botany from the University of Washington, and coordinated plant pathology research when on the faculty at the University of Hawaii. He taught the Master Gardener program while on the water resources faculty at Washington State University. He also co-founded Plants of the Southwest in Santa Fe, NM, one of the first native plant nurseries in the U.S. He is particularly adept at turning the language of science into plain English.
is a writer, photographer and naturalist who loves to explore the outdoors, whether in the garden or the wild, and share it with others. After studying film making and communications at the University of New Mexico, she traveled to make documentary films on topics ranging from the California gray whale to the impact of mining on the Navajo Nation. She went on to manage eco-tours around the world, from Alaska to Australia. After settling in Hawaii she co-owned and operated a tissue culture laboratory and orchid nursery. Currently she enjoys writing about and photographing the magnificent celebration of nature.